It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Prayer is a turning to God.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.